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ittETUBUO, MONDAY EVENING. SEPTEMBER 26. 1$8T.
Concord, Delaware and
Direct from the Islands,
41 KBd as trt Main St. nnd 40 Saath Mar
ket St., Spring Itsld, O.
AN XD KFTER T.vttTthe Springfield IHiu.
v ttirmuc win in-rtacn as -bi nsms
"LHt," "F-w Rent." "For Sale." etc. tn this
column one time tree, three time tor tweaty
Ire cents, and six ilra tor flfty cents
TUK 1KIM'IU l'UB. CO.
WANTED Clerks and mechanics to' know
tht nlsht school opens October 3d. Tui
tion: rt'rltln. JIO: arithmetic, spetllnc and
srrltlne. til; bookteeplnc. arithmetic and
srrmnc.SJI. One half down. balance in week
ly or monthly- payments. Nelson Business (l.
lese. Arcade Mam
nrANTtD Hoy. lor office. .Must write a
i ko.nI hand and come well recnmmeoded
Waees small to b"ztn with, Boy between the
mg at IS and Si years preferred. Address. In
own hsnilwritinc. Lock Box &3T. City I'. O.
ANTED To rent a house of or 5 rooms
bya younseouple. Address Box 3H
1TTANTED-A reliable man to represent our
r nurseries In this section. Something
permanent. Chas. II. Stuart Co-nurserymen.
Newark. New York, established IS&2.
WANTED n Intelliient. Earnest Man to
renrs-nt.ln hisown locality. a larcere
mminl house. A remuneratlt salary to
rUht party; steady crowing position; refer
nc etehanml Oay's Manufacturing House.
SO Reade St., N. Y.
WVNTED All kinds of clothes wringers to
repair: calleiforand deayered: nder
bvmall promptly attended to. S.M. Miller.
1M Wert Main.
FIR SLE acres of Improred land in
Clark county, to trade f r a house and lot
lnSprtneleld.O. John II Johnson. ISt
FOR 'ALE Two splendid drivlnc horses;
perfectly cn'le. Call at ouce. VT J. Pat
tenon. 134 west Deasant st. 2b
FOR SsLE Oood family horse and phn-ton
bucry: horse safe and centle for lady to
drire. Call at 60 Vrcade. 2a
FIR PALE A nice family hnrs and bntCT.
cheap. .Must be sold. Call at Maple
FOR S.U.E-1CS' Bcres of land, well situated
and under htch state of cultivation, and In
one of the best neighborhoods In the county.
Theo.A IVIck.aeast Hlchstr-et. .7b
FOR SALE Rare chance. If you hire a let
unincumbered and want to build a bouse, I
can furnih the means on easy terms. Theo.
A. Wick. -least Illch street. 2."H
InTest in a well-established manufactorlne
business that pays dividends and will Eire em
ployment and salary. Consult Theo. A. Wick.
S east Ulch street. Sb
DORPLE-FARM 130 acres. S miles soutn
T ofDsyton.O.; two complete sets of farm
buildings; eicellent tobacco land. Call on or
address A. L. CUrke.Sor 5 Arcade bulldlnc.
TOR RENT Hou'.e of eght rooms. In ood
T repair. wlth'n t osquaresof thepostofflre
For f nrther I artlculara. see or address. J. E
TOR REST Small house of two or lour
A rooms, centrally located, wl th B rst-class ac
commodations Kent cheap. Inquire at Hid
der's restaurant, between 7 and 8 p. m. 27b
TMR RENT A nice house ef five rooms ou
Maple street. Call soon. Fossesslon im
FOR RENT Two. three or four furnished
roomi for h'tusekeeplns. centrally located.
Reference required. Address S S.. this olBee.
FOR KENT Fnm one'to tour rooms, ciu
trally located. Ith first class accommoda
tions; rent chep: non-butcood oiylna ten
ant need apply. Inquire of Thos. Sharpe.
FOR RENT House A very desirable seven
room hrlck h'use. No. ls Maple avenue;
lot 75x275: suitable for small family; cood
stable. out-houses. hvdant. well, cistern, etc.
Enquire of J !. CLU'.K. corner JelTersjn and
Market streets. 3(Jtf
POR SLE OR TRAOF
FOR SAL? R TRADE-Fine two-story
frame Imildlne. elKht rooms, with modern
conveniences. pMd as new. situated on Madi
son avenue. New Carlisle. Ohio Will trade
for Springfield property, or sell on easy paj
meuis. Address, r". J II., New Carlisle. O. .'U
TO LOAN Money to loan. In
sums of &00
1 and upward. on first mortaec.
U'i.N'K 1U Lu.s iusuiusol -. iu !,.
Jl on three to five years" time, rn first mort
lace or approved commercial imp:r. Ueonrr
3 o(es, -rwm No I. LaeonCB vi ulllns;.
S. V. VAX 5U1H1S, M . D.
B. B. BOCKS. U. O.
Dfls. van mm HOUSED
Physicians and Surgeons.
OIBcr, No. 3 Slllrhell lllook.
IleaMener, Ho. 143 nljh 81.
Offlce Hours : 10 a. m. to 12 m. 1 p. m. to S p.
OPENS OCTOBER 3.
ARITHMETIC, SPELLING MD WRITING.
Arith luetic and Writing, $25.00.
Balance in Weekly or Moutbly
NASCIMENTO'S FINE OERBYS I SILK HATS, ALL LEADING
OUTLIT .A.T SlsrCE.OFT'S, 4 ttAJBT TVTATST STREET.
Tor civltiK btauttrul. Muck Olowy Polish
to the burnt aud laded or red
FIRE GRATES AND FENDERS
Or other portions of the Are place. This
makes It look new and handsome lr.
Casper puts In up in lie and 2.V; bottles, or
sold In bulk. Also, the cry best
CARBURET STOVE POLISH,
For pollshtnc Itnves. Orates and Ranees.
It makes no smell and dees thenork beau
tifully and with little labor Trice, 10c per
cake, or 3 tor 2'. All for sale at
CASPER'8 Drug Store,
aTlsksr-sBlMk. HalnatTMt.Sd Door West
y-i t. .
Oiiam. "Glee's Evangeline," Monday
evening, SepUmber 2f.
Ui-acK's Tuesday evenine, Saftcinber
27. The great English nnlo-dr8ma,"Strlck-en
Bl-vck's. Thursday evrnlng, Septem
ber 29. Uaverly's mammoth minstrel com
pany, 45 strong.
Black'. FrWay evening. September
SO. The famous emotional star, Iiobcrl IS.
Mantell, in bis aew play, "Jloubars."
Mr. Oscar T. Martin has returned from
Mr. CbarlB 8. Kay Uft today en a trip
to Old Point Comfort.
Mr. Paul Staly leayes tonight via tlie
Hee Line for Boston.
Mr. Mert. IMges Uft this morning for
the north on a fishing trip.
Mr. E. I. Gilbert stsd wire. f Da ton.
are the gueata t Dr. L. E. Custer.
Mrs. Adaai Lonsart and sliughtar EI?ie
leave this evening to visit relatives In Green
Mr. Herman Rohm, the advertising
agent of llaverley's Minstrels, is In the
Mr. James Clark, of N'ew Moorefield,
leaves this evening for St Louis and other
Mr. Ilaiph PaUrs, suparlntendent of the
Little Miami division of the Tan Handle, is
In the city today.
The Clifton paper mills were sold last
week to Mr. X. K. Mitchell, of Wyandotte,
Kansas, for SS.100.
Mr. Will B. Bodcers left this moniing
for KIncstown-on-theHudson. lie goes to
prepare for Princeton.
Mrs. Anna B. Taylor, of sauth Factory
street, wb has bnen quit sick the past
watt, la same trtsar today.
Manager II. II. Tjner arrived home Sat
urday from hie trip to Minnesota, where he
was called by the death of his mother.
The property on Spriag street, belonging
to tbt beira of James Thornton, was sold
ob Saturday le Mr. Tm. Foos, the consid
eration being !6,000.
Miss OertruaVs Orr spent Sunday at her
borne. Orleeu mil. at Xenia. ill.s Esther
Simpson accompanied her as her guest.
Both returned tnis morning.
On" Sacnrshy, Pellne Court Clerk Morrill
toek Ed. Warrick, the boy burglar, to Lan
caster to pass his term in the reform cbooI.
Mr. Morrill returned home this morning.
Johnny Hughes, who keeps a saloon
and a mighty bad place it is, to on Oben
chain alley, was arrested this morning for
keeping bis saloon open yesterday (Sun
The retail business was better In Spring
field on last Saturday than It has been on
any single day for several months. All our
merchants feel greatly encouraged over the
A little daughter at Wm Thornton, the
sewing machine agant, dislocated her hip
in play several days ago, but it was not
noticeable this morning. Dr. Kuweit re
duced the fracture.
The Woman's Home MW'lonary society
of Central M E. church will give a literary
and musical entertainment In the church
parlors this (Monday) evening, September
26. Admission. 10 cents.
Colonel Jama E. Stewart, assistant ad
jutant general. Department of Ohio. (c. A.
K . accompanied by bis wife. left yesterday
luornimT Ia the Bee Line for St. Lou's to
attend the national encampment.
Mr. Ed ware Swopa. ef Buffalo, X. Y.,
a prominent stock man is visiting his
1afhter, Mrs. Ward, for adayortno.
M- Serve has a beat of friends here, wl o
are alad u welcome htm to bis old home.
A weeding of aete will take place next
Thursday morning at Snv.lh Charleston.
Mies Blaaebe Hudson, a charming young
lady of feat place, wtil be united to' Mr.
Woods, a wealthy and prominent citizen of
About half-past 9 o'clock last night a
lamp In a colored restaurant on Market
Square caught fire and was pitched into the
street by a nan In the restaurant. Jii't
before It struck the street It exploded. Ii
was a narrow escape from a conflagration.
THE MEDICAL PROFESSION.
riomoXnbleaed tTnsslrUti Men Among the
Xo profession Is less selfish than the
medical. With many physicians it is a con
stant study to remove tlie causes of disease
rather than to allow the disease to come
and then make rain by curing It It must
be something of the same unselfishness
which Induce Dr. Albert to visit us and
treat those who cannot visit him at Cleve
land, for his great Cleveland Medical In-
stituto, with its corpa of physicians, and
numerous patients, weuld seem to be
enough to keep any physictau at home.
However, everything at the institute is so
arranged that It runs like clock work, and
possibly the doctor may lind it pleasant to
visit our town onee in a while. Certain it
Is that his visit is a great opisirtunity lor
Invalids. Dr. Albert's nextvi'it to Spring
field will be Friday, September 30, at tlie
Try Wheldon o Merrill for ceal.
Ah. There !
"What ! ?5 for trousers of that piece of
"Yes, and that Is not all. They are made
up In as good a style as if they cost you S 10.
"Oh ! You don't have to giv e your order
to a Xew Haven man to get style and pay
S2 for 1. .All voubave to do is to go to
J. W. Phillips. Xo. 3Jeat Slain street, and
if he don't get up a suit as nobby and for
less money you do not have to take them.
. Look in his window and see what he has
I got and his prico."
SUED BY ITS PASTOR.
Klrier O. P Ilos Hrlng Suit Agnlmt the
North-Street A. M. K. Church for I'u.
Litigation of rathera novel character was
commenced in 'Squire Breckinridge's court
this (Monday) morning. Elder O. P. Kiks
pastor of the Xorlli street A. M. E. church,
brings suit against the church for SiO:'.30,
unpaid salary. The following order is
made part of the itlltlon:
t Xi). 23.
SruiNuriELn, Sept. IU.'sT. :
: S223 30.
: I.. P. Si'KAKs, Treasurer:
i Pay to
; the ordar of Xorth-Street A. M. E.
. Church Two hundred and tnenty-
: three dollars and eighty (S22.T SO)
' cents, and charge to account of
Xuimi-Sr. A. M. E. Ciirisrii.
: 11. M. Hamilton", Sec'y.
: To llev. O. P. Boss.
The printed words, "For value received,"
are crosseil otf on tlie order. Since the or
der was drawn, Mr. Kos says he had lieen
paiil S20, leaving 820.1.30 yet unsettled.
The conference is now In session at Dela
ware, and Mr. Boss says lie brings this suit
on the advice of the bishop. The plaintiff
came home on purpose to tile the suit and
returned to Delaware today.
It Is reported that there Is an ugly breach
letwivn the pastor and his flock and that
tlie church councilmen claim to have good
reasons for withholding the money. It is
hoped that all will be amicably adjusted.
NEED OF PRACTICAL EDUCATION.
Kathei. Kininliie the Studies Pursued
liy Your SonMental Kxerclse.
I have Ihx'U assured by learned pro
fessors that the collegiate course is merely
nn excrcise.uscful in forming and strength
cuing the mind. Therefore, useless studies
iKsronic useful as dumb bolls, stiffening
the mental muscles ami impartins tono to
the intelligence. Would not useful studies
and the acquiring; of facts needed iu the
daily nnd to come 1 equally healthful
to the mind?
The most our graduates acquire Is
barely a smattering of each subject.
Why' Merely because there is not time
to givu each branch of study conscientious
and exhaustive research. It may bo
asked why, then, the number of studies
is not limited. The answer is simple.
Between the vanity of the parents, who
like to say that their sons aro deep iu this
al'stniso subject or that high sounding
' fence, iind the stubborn conservatism of
the fuculty, retaining Eighteenth century
seutiment in this Nineteenth century of
practical life, the course is filled with
tares and there is no room for the wheat.
Of what use are Latin and Greek to the
youth who must soon strip in the strug
gle for bread? The barest excuse is that
they ,-ivo an insight into the derivation of
language. Well? A dictionary will do
as mi ch. Why waste four years in hatu
tnwics verbs und couus, declensions and
conjugations into a boy who is destined
afterward to sell coffee or soap? Of wnat
valuable use is French? It will take sev
eral years to learn, and the acquirement
is purely ornamental, and io most cases
not north a dollar to the future man.
Fathers, examine the studies pursued
by your sons. You will find that you are
sjiendins your money and wasting their
most precious time storing up glittering
tinsel to the exclusion of what can benefit
them in the sterner days to come. Cast
them adrift upon the sea of life without a
thorough education in some practical sub
ject .f value to the world, and which .in n
ncedj hour they may coin into bread, and
you are casting them adrift in ships of
lead without a life preserver or a spar
aboaitl. A sunken rock or a. storm and
they aro lost.
n they need mental exercise let them
Juggle with practical subjects mechan
ics, bookkeeping, drawing, practical chem
istry, arithmetic, the English language
and j-hysio. Let Ihem learn how to keep
accounts, how to handle tools, how to
build and m rk an engine, how to detect
adulterations in staples of commerce, how
to understand the machinery of the great
practical world and not learn the vaga
ries of the land or dreams.
If you have learned the bent of your
son's mind, conllne him strictly to studies
IKTtaiuing to his calling cud cast all
Our bov s are not fools. They know the
usclessness of half tlie labors imposed
upon them, and, being Americans, resent
the encroaching upon their liberty.
Bather than Latin or Greek, they take up
the fantusticocs of the poker deck, they
twanklo a banjo, and are erudite only in
the latest laws appertaining to trousers
or collar. We neglect to give them
weapons to tight the battle, and they be
come skulkers in tiie rear We turn
them loose upon the world with no means
for employment; they reply by becoming
Idle and profligate, prematurely wasted,
tho foul of Saturn in the body of Adonis,
crowded from the race for fortune and
fame by striplings of humbler life, whose
education ran in narrow lines, but was
sturdy and sharp as an ax to hew their
path. Henry Guv Carleton In New York
Looking Through the Telescope.
In regard to planets, we must remember
that a tclescoiHj does not give us u bird's
eyo view. Wo see the nearest planet only
us au orb in which all such details as ou
our earth belong to continents are abso
lutely lest. Mars, the planet most fa
lorably seen, present, continents, oceaus,
ictt I atehes and such cloud masses as ex
tend far enough to cov er those larger fea
tures from time to time. But wo cannot
hope to see ri ere or mountain ranges on
the ruddy planet.
I know not, indeed, what to say about
certain markings which Sig. Schiaparelli,
of Milan, and recently M. I'errotin, of
2ice, think they have seen. They are
straight, broid bands running across the
continents, and lately Sciapareui has seen
If they aro canals they are enormously
broad, certainly twenty times w idor than
the Mississippi at St. Louis. They look
too regular and straight (as Schiaparelli
pictures them) to be natural formations;
and if he is right about their being double
they must lie artillciaL The great Lick
telescope may tell us somethiug about
these strange features; I must confess I
strongly exjiect that the telescope will tell
us that the parallel canals, if not the
whole set, arc optical illusions. It is, at
any rate, worth remarking that they have
ouly as et Ixrn seen with telescopes of
moderate power undwhen the planet is
unfavorably placed for observation.
Richard A. Proctor iu Youth's Companion.
Absinthe In Light Opera.
"In Cincinnati I took to drinking ab
sinthe to steady my nerves, which had
been all unstrung by cigarettes," said a
serio-comic. "You don't inhale the
smoke, do you' Xo Sensible boy! But
I was a cigarette tlend and had to brace
up on absinthe. Ever drink the stuff
Xo? Don't, then, except a dash in a
morning cocktail. Well, I was drinking
it straight or on lump sugar till one night
when I found myself out ou the stage
making such work as this of one of my
Oh, the little birds were sinjrfng In the cellar.
And the moon was sitting on the sun'
"I revcr got so much applause in my
life. And I dld't know why until after
the stage manager had dragged me off
and sobered me up." Buffalo Express.
There are tw cnty moralng and ten even
ing papers published In New York.
Tho painters, Munkaesy and AngelFare
among the iirst members of Ka!er Francis
Joseph's new order of Arts and Letters.
CHEA11 OIL PAINTINGS.
MANUFACTURING "BUCKEYES" AND
t.Ubll.hnieuls Which Turn Oil Paint
ings at the ltate of o Thousand m
Week lUphl la of the Stenell Plate.
The law prohibiting the sale of pictures
by artificial light was passed to prevent
the public (rum lieing imposed ujion by
the exhibition of inferior works under cir
ciiintunccH calculated Io deceive tho
buyer Great numbers of what the sales
men call "genuine oil paintings" have
Ihh'ii put upon the market in many ways
of late veats. and although the salo has
recent ly fallen olT somewhat, the manu
facture of them is still a considerable
branch of industry. The facilities for
their production are ample and tho pro
resse by which they are furnished at so
low a 'rice arc ingenious. Theie ure two
kinds of cheap pictures in oil; those pro
duced in the studios by artists of various
degrees of ability, and those manufactured
in establishments devoted to the business
on n large scale, which turn out dupli
cates of nn oil painting just as similar
concerns iu other branches of industry
turn out hats, coats and shoes. Paintings
of the lirst named class are called "pot
boilers" from their being nsnrule thrown
otr by artists to furnish means to "keep
tho pot boiling."
A IlKGIirE OF IEI:1T.
Such works, although generally show
ing cv idences of the haste with which they
are painted, often possess u certain degreo
of merit, ,lTn.'y nrc mostly sold iu tho
auction rooins in the large cities, and
many urists, in the alielice of more lu
crattvor employment, find their chief
sourco of support by means of this clr s
of work. A clever nrtist can paint a ti i
erably attractive canvas in a compara
tively short time, and although he may
put into it little of the imagination and
poetry and careful thought which ho
would lcstow upon a w ork for one of tho
regular exhibitions of tho season, his
technical facility will enable him to mako
a salable picture of It The visitor to the
smaller auction room and art stores will
often Ilnd on exhibition pot boilers from
the studios of well known artists. These
have been gathered by the picture dealers,
who arc well acquainted with the sources
of supply aud with the worth of ready
money to the impecunious artist. Some
times the pictures nro sold on nccouut of
the painter; sometimes they havo been
bought outright at a low rate by tho
auctioneer, who offers them at his picture
sales until a buyer is found who will pay
him a protH.
What are technically known as "buck
eyes" are works of a different class.
Thee are produced in great uumliers at
establishments in several of the large
cities. Girls who have been trained to
the degree of mechanical skill necessary
for making a copy of the picture before
them, or rather that iart of it which U
given them to duplicate, show a remarka
ble facility in accomplishing their task.
In some of thu workshops the walls aro
covered with strips of canvas, upon which
the copyists are busily nt work. One
paints the sky and tlie distant effects; an
other follows with the foreground; nn
othcr paints the figures, and still another
finishes 'tho picture. The work isdono
with great rapidity, but the result, as
might be expected, is not pleasing to an
artistic eye. Yet tho facility attained by
constant practice is such that the rudo
copies of landscnie thus produced liear a
sul'Icient resemblance to the original to
give them a market value as pictures.
One of tho largest manufactories of
cheap paintings in this couutry is in Xew
York. A tiiree story building is devoted
to tho business and when the demand
was nt its height, a few years ago, nearly
1,000 pictures a week were turned out.
Some of the processes employed nro jio
culiar to these manufacturers, aud tho
upper story, which Is the "studio," or
workshop, is carefully guarded against in
trusion. The doors are kept locked, and
no ono except thoe employed in tho es
tablishment is allowed to enter.
WORK OK THE "STUDIO."
Tho first step in the production of tip
urllUaul landscape in a gilt frame which
is to be the subject of the auctioneer or
the picture jasldler Is tho preparation of
the canvas. This is done by means of a
machine which coats a long strip of cot
ton cloth with a mixture of glue and
whiting and gives to it something of the
firmness and appearance of canvas. The
cloth is then thoroughly dried and is then
ready for tlie stretcher or inner frame.
The stretchers are produced by an ingeni
ous machine, which shapes, joins and
fastens them with great rapidity, and by a
third machine, which is tended bya small
boy of artistic proclivities, the cloth is
quickly fastened upon the stretcher and
made ready for the coming landscape.
Next comes the work of the "studio."
Thero one finds a line of girls, their dresses
splashed with paint, and their general np
IH?arance in other respect quite in con
trast with the young women at the Art
Students' league or the ideal woman art
ist in a well appointed studio. On the
walls, within easy reach, hang stencils of
various jiatteriis which the girls have
learned to use with great rapidity.
The process employed is similar to what
is known as Theorem painting, and also
as Poonah or Oriental painting. By tho
use of a kind of stencil the outlines and
principal figures iu the landscape are one
after another put upon the cloth, and tho
picture then passes into tho hands of u
more advanced painter for i mpletion.
A few skillful touches with ..er brush
supply the deficiencies left by the Use of
the stencil, and after a plentiful supply
of varnish and a suitable exposure in tho
drying room, the picture is ready for
market. The frames are made by ma
chinery in the story below- the "studio."
They are much thinner than they appear
to lv, but, although so unsubstantial, are
quite ornamental in design, and after
being covereit with a metallic preparation
known to the trade as "Dutch metal" or
"Dutch gilt," which closely resembles
gold leaf, but has not a particle of gold in
its composition, they are dazzling enough
to satisfy the most exacting purchaser.
So it will be seen that in these "gvimiiio
oil paintings" tho oil which is used is
nbout the only tiling to justify the term.
Little else is genuine. The canvas is
cotton cloth, smeared with glue and whit
ing; the frame, apparently so substantial,
is a mere shell, and the shining gilding
has no gold nlKiut it. Yet, like other
shams, the sham oil painting has found a
great many admirers. New York Mail
The Toor in Mexico.
A Mexican pajier says, the condition of
the very mor in the City of Mexico is
most lamentable. Xcither Naples nor
Constantinople, iu their lowest quarters,
can show worse squalor or more saddcu-
ing spectacles. Chicago Times.
Kxeiirslun Itates to lnton.
On account of the Southern Ohio Fair at
Da ton. the Bee Line will sell special ex
cursion tickets for all trains September 27th
to oOlh. Inclusive, at 05 cents for the round
trip. Tickets good returning until October
1st, Inclusive. G. II. K.nkuit, Agt.
I). B. Maktin, G. P. A. 22Sr
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, at Mme.
King's, uext door to Murphy & Bro.
Get O. II. XefTs pure apple cider vinegar
for pickling, at 140 Cllftou street.
rvsi. ft..H Aai..e 1 lovrif nti PliiAit rem ..a
IOC IIOII. mallei uniusni, vii!i-a(t itri
spectacular statesman, who is now on his
Way arOllllU IMC wnnu, anuuuuira mai lie
shall call upon the queen the very day he
arrives in London.
WE ARE SECURING THE LARGEST AND HANDSOMEST STOCK OF
CARPETS, LACE CURTAINS, WINDOW SHADES,
Oil Cloths, etc., which we will sell at the lowest possible prices. We buy nothing but first-class aoods
No Job Lots and seconds kept by us.
JONES & SON, Corner Main and Limestone.
Oak Giiovk, Sept. 2i. Tuesday even
fug, the 13th inst.. friends and relatives to
the extent of about forty or fifty dropied
in on S. Gerhardt. sr to remind him that
it was bis sixty-eighth birthday. The young
folks spent the time in plajing "Happy is
tbe Miller," "Ten Little Indians," etc.,
after which refreshments wera served, aud
both old and young returned to their homes
wishing Mr. G. many more such happy oc
casions YV knew that a pick is a very
useful tool for using on the railroads. We
heard of one being used once la digging a
well, but one of our neighbors has found a
use of which we uaver dreamed, namely
to uig potatoas with Wtist Is more dis
gusting than to be compelled to hear both
night and day the continual baying of a
fox hound?. . . .Our school opened witli au
enrollment of thirty-seven, which has now
been swelled to fifty. The room has been
treated to a fresh coat of paint, which adds
greatly to its cheerfulness. Teacher and
pupils aregtateful for the Improvement. . . .
Now is your time to subscribe for the Kk
rt'iu.ic. Yon can get It from now until
January 1st, ISS'J. for . Keiueuiber
that the writings of Cabriolet alone, are
worth that money Who has Charley
l'eniiy's French harp? Grandfather
Flohre had two or three spells of dlziiness
last week Mrs. Johnson is still very
sMirly. and there is no hope of her recov
ery. . . .The barber shop is now doing a
thriving business hair cut 1, shave 0, cash
receipts o A young gentleman arrived at
the residence of Jeff Taj lor last Saturday
night. Mrs. Taj lor Is happy and Jeff Is
doing as well as could be expected under the
circumstances How does it come that so
many of our young men complain of bavin
cigars mahed in their pockets?. . . .Tom
Woodiord is on tho sick list A strike at
tlie blacksmith shop yesterdaj-.
In a Chicago Charitable Institution.
Here, however, is tlie history of a
woman who had something let us hope
it was not "gumption" "cheek" is much
too bruque a term to apply to such u
subtle quality. She found her way into a
charitable institutim of this city the
other da-, and, snuggling up to the ma
tron, nddressed her thus: "I hope jour in
stitution is not on the dormitory plan,
madam. I think a sensitive person nat
urally shrinks from such nn institution;
don't you? Keally, I don't know how
I could bring myself to sleep iu the room
with others. I dou't mind hardships.
Simplo fare and a plain bed will not dis
tress me. But every lady must insist on
privacy. I like to be with my own
thoughts. I should deem also that your
charity was remedial and not ex
pedient. In my opinion such are
much worthier. I have attended
n good many lectures which had chari
ties for their subject and have considered
the most popular methods. I fhould con
jecture that yon must meet with a great
many disagreeable people in your very dis
interested work. It must be ji great com
pensation if jim now and then meet a per
son who is intellectually congenial. 1 am
sure I shall enjoy mj- little rest very much
here. Some of my friends thought it licst
that I should take a little rest ttforo be
ginning my winter lalsirs. It is between
harvests w ith me now, as it were. I teach
classical music, either vocal or instru
mcutal, can do fine hand sewing, or act
as rudimentary governess. Xow I should
esteem it n favor if I could have a room
The matron settled her white cap over
ber white crimps.
"Madame," said she, "I slept last night
with three babies with scrofulous heads,
because no one else would sleep with
them. The rest of the rooms are in tho
dormitory. Will you permit me to cive
up my lieil ami the babies to you, or
will you sleep in the dormitory?"
It is "conjectured" that she went on in
search of other charities not on the "dor
mitory plan." Chicago Xews.
Xext door to JIurphv it Sro., at Mme,
King's. She has been in Xew York for the
past week attending th fall and winter
openinsof the leading Importers of rarisinn
millinery. In addition to imported hats
aud bonnets, I will msko a superb display
of my own styles, including handsome
shapes in medium and low priced work.
I'rices will b found m every Instance low
er tlaii the ladies have been In the Imbit of
paying for work of the same qualities. La
dies, call Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
I'nn llmullr Notice.
Commencing Sunday, Sept. 25, Pan
Handle train. Xo. 7. leaving Springfield
every day at 5:10 p. in., will run through
-olid to Iticliiiioud, Intl.. at which point il
makes immtriiate connections with a tram
for Indianapolis, St. Uuiis and all points
west. The train will aNo haveatlirough
sleeier to Chicago. 227b
For pickling, send orders by telephone
orpoMal card to O. II. Xelf. HO Clifton
street, and get pure houie-inade apple eider
I'urp Kenlurl.';- Whisky.
TIiikh wlm wnTit th tittr. lvontnplrv
whiskvean lind it nt Thns. .1. Morsn's new
gnx-ery. opened at the corner of Spring
and Columbia streets. It's a pure article.
St. Louis and Kftum.
Six dollar for tlie round trip, via Pan
Handle and Vandal ia line, the short and
127b S. Doliii. Ticket Agent.
William,'. Art store.
Best crayon and canvas stretchers at low
est prices, at Williams's art store, 7(5 east
Excursion tickets to St. lmis and return
via the 1. II. .V:. V. are good going on all
regular trains from the 24lli to tlie 25th in
clusive, and good leturning until October
:ttst if desired. Fare fare the round trip
S7.00. 224 t
Ak your groeT for O. II. Xelfs pure
apple cider vinegar, for pickling. It Is ex
cellent. MRS. MINNIE ALFRED
la now pie pared to flu all ktniU of
Dressinc and Shampooing Hair a Specialty.
ai.f 1EA.ST PLEASANT ST.
DR. H. R. DOSCH.
Operating Dentistry a Specialty.
lrlr Hand 17.
WE HAVE JUST FILLED OUR RACKS
WITH A LARGE AND CAREFU1 LY SELECTED STOCK OF
FOP THE FALL TRADE.
THE DESIGNS ARE THE
The colorings the finest, and the quality the best in the mar
ket. As to the prices, they are such as you never before
heard of, and if you will onlygive them a chance, they will
speak for themselves. Come and see them at 13 S. Market.
C. H. PIERCE & CO.
Th3 Old Reliable Booksellers, Stationers and Wall Paper Dealers.
Used by the United States (lovernment. En
dorsed 6T the he.Us ot the Great Universities
as thaZstnmet'st. Purest, and must Healthful.
Dr. Price's the ouly baking Powder that does
not contain Ammonia. Lime or Alum. old
only In Cans.
THICK BAKIN'i! POWDER CO..
S15W TORK. CH!C00. ST loUIS.
All tbe Leading Full Styles at Prices
Hatter ami Furnisher, 5 Eist
73 AND 75 EAST MAIN' ST.
Dr. Frank C. Runyan,
W-McrDhvA Bro 'Stnr .
I ?r'etlttntlonglTfD th
3-ASHC.IjXj & CO.,
iKiL&SI - I
. t-.t . w:
HOME TOWEL SUPPLY CO.
00DS CALLED FOR AXD 1EI.IVEKE1. TELEPHONE It 8.
A NERVE STIMULANT AND INVIG0RAT0R.
Benefiicial in Genera! Debility, Exhaustion, and just the thiftf
to help you through the hot weather. Large battles, $1.
CHARLES LUDLOW & C0.f
Pharmacits, 55 East Main Street
JOHN H. "WILSON,
NOS. 28 AJfD 28 EJLST MAIN STREET.
New line of Fall Goods just opened, and the largest stick te
select from. All goods first-class and
complete satisfaction assured.
FINE eOODS. FINE FITS AKD FlffE STORE.
Boots and Shoes
GEORGE C. HANCE & CO.
No. 14 West Main St.
You are always sure to get value received for
your money. Big blow and high
prices is not our motto.